| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
China may be said to confront four current categories of challenge. The first is easiest and comes from the island entities and states in southern Chinese waters who challenge China's claim to complete sovereignty in the region, comparing its rivals there...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Nearly 100 pro-democracy protesters, some scaling fences, tried to occupy part of a plaza at the main government compound in Hong Kong late Friday, before police using pepper spray moved swiftly in an attempt to disperse the crowd.
| Sep 27, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Taiwan has sharply rejected Chinese President Xi Jinping’s suggestion that the two sides end more than six decades of hostile separation by adopting a “one country, two systems” model like the one employed to achieve the return of the...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Thousands of Hong Kong college students are boycotting classes this week to press for democratic reforms in the southern Chinese territory.
The protesting students, joined by teachers and members of the public, have turned the Chinese University of Hong...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:26 AM
One of China’s most venerable dissident journalists was paraded on state television Thursday morning, apologizing for spilling state secrets that embarrassed the Chinese Communist Party.
The public shaming of Gao Yu, a 70-year-old grandmother who...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:43 PM
A 74-year-old imam who had angered many Muslims because of his support for the Chinese Communist Party was stabbed to death outside the main mosque in Kasghar on Wednesday, according to multiple sources.
The killing of Juma Tahir, who served as a deputy...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Occasionally for better but often for worse, Michael Bay has been a trailblazer for this generation of studio filmmakers, whose films bear the mark of his dizzying editing and grandiose compositions.
Bay's films generally feast at the box office but...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:00 AM
When it comes to fighting government corruption, few Chinese leaders have had as ruthless a reputation as Emperor Hongwu, founder of the Ming Dynasty. After taking the throne in the 14th century, he embarked on a fierce cleanup campaign, executing tainted...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Economists should be bound by facts and reason. I simply can't embrace liberal positions on the minimum wage, climate change and gender discrimination, and call myself a scientist. Let's take them one by one:
The minimum wage: The Congressional Budget...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Tens of thousands of people held a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on Wednesday to mark the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters 25 years ago in Beijing'sTiananmen Square, while mainland China authorities sought to whitewash the 1989 event.
| Aug 30, 2014
| 7:39 PM
Chinese students have shown an insatiable appetite for attending U.S. colleges — last year alone, more than 235,000 were enrolled at American institutions of higher education. But now, some in China are grousing that the SAT may impose American...